Old Tibet not all it's cracked up to be

Michael Parenti on the Dalai Lama

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Debt slavery on steroids

How would you like to be responsible for the debts of your great grandfather?

That was the case in Old Tibet.

The average person couldn't make a move without getting taxed for it.

Land ownership was limited to a handful of families and monasteries. Everyone else was a property-less serf tied to a land owner.

It's nonsense to say Tibet was a peaceful place without an army. There was an internal army set up to keep the serfs in line.

"Noncritical adulation" - Whenever you see that, it's a good idea to dig a little deeper.
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